This category is about corporate social responsibility (CSR), a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model. The goal of CSR is to embrace responsibility for the company’s actions and encourage a positive impact through its activities on the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere.
President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan could help both small and large businesses. But can he convince Republicans and Democrats who worry it will balloon the deficit?
Communicating your corporate social responsibility (CSR) vision online is just one more way to help your company stand out, reach out and engage.
To recognize the national holiday of Arbor Day, TriplePundit and guest panelists from P&G, Charmin, Domtar, Rainforest Alliance, and FSC US engaged Twitter Chat audience members with info and tips on how everyone can take action to make a collective difference.
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Grant-making programs let companies and foundations reach out to their communities and make a difference. But creating a resilient grant program takes work. We asked Aaron Dorfman, CEO and president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, about the key points that potential grant-makers should know about launching their program.
In a drastic departure from its prior policy, last week Apple became the first major IT company to commit to using only recycled materials. How exactly it will accomplish this lofty goal remains to be seen.
Gap, Inc. — which includes Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy — plans to purchase all of its cotton from sustainable sources by 2021. The company says Better Cotton Initiative-certified fibers, organic cotton, recycled materials and cotton grown in the U.S. will comprise this supply chain strategy.
The athletic apparel giant Adidas plans to release yet another line of sneakers made from salvaged ocean plastic – and says it will manufacture 1 million pairs of upcycled shoes in the coming year.
A Philadelphia social enterprise is partnering with the NFL to collect surplus food at this weekend’s draft and reroute it to local hunger-relief organizations.
In his new book, Joel Solomon of Renewal Funds, Social Venture Network and Business for Social Responsibility shares his vision for a sustainable economic future.
DanoneWave, a new entity that has resulted from Danone’s acquisition of WhiteWave foods, says that it is now the largest public benefit corporation in the U.S.
KnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while some companies are sticking to their commitment to eradicate forced labor and slavery in the tech, textile and food sectors, they still have a long way to go.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration committee raised a record $107 million in donations. The largest corporate donors to this fund are benefiting from a new regulatory environment.
CVS Pharmacy announced on Wednesday that it would be stripping certain toxic ingredients from its personal care products. It’s the latest manufacturer to acknowledge the push from consumers, advocacy groups and state agencies for companies to be more responsible in what they put in their care products.